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Social Characteristics of Tennessee

Tennessee Selected Social Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    2,487,349
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    1,658,171
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    66.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    691,142
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    27.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    1,211,749
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    48.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    455,288
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    18.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    110,902
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    4.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    53,225
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    2.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    335,520
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    13.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    182,629
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    7.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    829,178
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    33.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    699,433
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    28.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    244,940
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    9.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    788,274
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    31.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    650,042
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    26.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    2.53
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    3.11
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    6,297,168
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    2,487,349
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    39.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    1,210,904
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    19.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    1,845,258
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    29.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    434,330
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    6.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    319,327
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    5.1%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    127,995
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    2,510,764
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    797,037
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    31.7%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    1,302,066
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    51.9%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    49,638
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    70,152
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    2.8%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    291,871
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    11.6%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    2,701,222
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    702,764
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    26.0%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    1,287,311
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    47.7%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    71,382
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    2.6%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    270,144
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    10.0%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    369,621
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    13.7%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    86,428
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    34,748
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    40.2%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    42
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    55
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 15 to 19 years old)
    30
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 20 to 34 years old)
    100
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 35 to 50 years old)
    21
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    155,190
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    75,316
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    48.5%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    14,965
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    9.6%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    16,220
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    10.5%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    12,135
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    7.8%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    31,996
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    20.6%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    75,316
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    46,910
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    62.3%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    53,634
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    71.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    1,595,882
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    89,111
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    5.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    81,428
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    5.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    669,234
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    41.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    337,017
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    21.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    419,092
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    26.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    4,336,243
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    253,923
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    5.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    398,852
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    9.2%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    1,434,294
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    33.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    911,486
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    21.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    280,171
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    6.5%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    676,462
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    15.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    381,055
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    8.8%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    84.9%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    24.4%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    4,942,528
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    471,819
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    9.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    6,350,480
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    968,349
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    15.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    1,489,325
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    68,739
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    4.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    3,970,876
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    542,237
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    13.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    890,279
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    357,373
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    40.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    6,375,527
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    5,391,133
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    84.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    960,219
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    15.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    592,956
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    9.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    367,263
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    5.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    193,172
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    3.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    174,091
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    2.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    24,175
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    6,451,365
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    6,146,570
  • Percentage of Native persons
    95.3%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    6,093,840
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    94.5%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    3,940,631
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    61.1%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    2,153,209
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    33.4%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    52,730
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    304,795
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    4.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    304,795
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    109,057
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    35.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    195,738
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    64.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    357,525
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    52,730
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    52730%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    2,775
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    5.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    49,955
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    94.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    304,795
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    29,113
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    9.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    275,682
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    90.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    304,795
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    32,974
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    10.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    87,536
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    28.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    28,382
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    9.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    1,867
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    145,675
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    47.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    8,361
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    2.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    6,049,244
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    5,640,659
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    93.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    408,585
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    6.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    171,565
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    2.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    238,187
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    3.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    111,267
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    75,386
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    1.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    19,809
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    60,214
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    26,922
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    34,798
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    13,567
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    6,451,365
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    1,092,936
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    16.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    29,367
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    9,372
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    10,345
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    76,758
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    1.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    625,353
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    9.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    112,028
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    17,393
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    647,521
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    10.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    11,052
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    11,683
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    692,842
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    10.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    139,287
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    4,629
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    27,508
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    65,298
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    5,613
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    19,730
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    145,978
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    2.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    134,159
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    2.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    3,396
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    63,180
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    34,679
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    11,080
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    6,572
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    32,395
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    10,108
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    0.2%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.